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1st Jan '16 5:24:16 PM jormis29
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* The ''Literature/LordsOfTheUnderworld'' series has Pandora's box, which is the only way the titular immortals can be [[FinalDeath killed]]. The Lords- not being interested in dying- search for it.

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* The ''Literature/LordsOfTheUnderworld'' series has Pandora's box, PandorasBox, which is the only way the titular immortals can be [[FinalDeath killed]]. The Lords- not being interested in dying- search for it.
14th Dec '15 2:49:10 PM Discar
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A plot device is an object or character in the story whose purpose is purely to drive the {{Plot}}, maintain its flow, or resolve situations within it. It could be something everybody wants to obtain, a device that must be destroyed, or an annoying teenager who [[ThePresidentsDaughter must be protected at all costs]].

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A plot device is an object or character in the story whose purpose is purely to drive the {{Plot}}, maintain its flow, or resolve situations within it. It could be something everybody wants to obtain, a device that must be destroyed, or an annoying teenager who [[ThePresidentsDaughter must be protected at all costs]].
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27th Oct '15 6:31:41 AM Berrenta
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* DoesntWorkOnWood: A plot device that says why the heroes can't use their abilities to do what they want.
23rd Oct '15 8:18:26 PM BreadBull
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* DoesntWorkOnWood: A plot devices that says why the heroes can't use their abilities to get out of danger.

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* DoesntWorkOnWood: A plot devices device that says why the heroes can't use their abilities to get out of danger.do what they want.
23rd Oct '15 3:51:04 PM BreadBull
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* DoesntWorkOnWood: A plot devices that says why the heroes can't use their abilities to get out of danger.
24th Sep '15 9:27:52 AM eroock
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->''This movie has so many contrived plot devices that TVTropes deserves to be in the credits as lead writer.''

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movie has so many contrived plot devices that TVTropes deserves to be in the credits as lead writer.''"''
12th Jul '15 8:39:39 AM rcmerod52
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->''This movie has so many contrived plot devices that TVTropes deserves to be in the credits as lead writer.''
-->-- '''[=LittleshyFiM=]''' [[https://youtu.be/Xfcu4GUytIE?t=3m50s on the usage of this trope on]] ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''[[note]]For added humour, the TV Tropes logo appears as he says this.[[/note]]
7th May '15 4:13:23 PM nombretomado
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* One of the various {{Mac Guffin}}s that ''CityOfHeroes'' radio missions will ocassionally ask you to retrieve is a "P.L.O.T. Device." Its description:

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* One of the various {{Mac Guffin}}s that ''CityOfHeroes'' ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' radio missions will ocassionally ask you to retrieve is a "P.L.O.T. Device." Its description:
24th Apr '15 1:21:46 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Mr. Mighty of ''EverydayHeroes'' realizes that he can subject Matt O'Morph to a bit of HarmlessFreezing with a [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=92146 carbon-dioxide fire extinguisher]] ... which has a label on the side that reads, "Warning, Plot Device!"

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* Mr. Mighty of ''EverydayHeroes'' ''Webcomic/EverydayHeroes'' realizes that he can subject Matt O'Morph to a bit of HarmlessFreezing with a [[http://www.webcomicsnation.com/eddurd/everydayheroes/series.php?view=single&ID=92146 carbon-dioxide fire extinguisher]] ... which has a label on the side that reads, "Warning, Plot Device!"



* In ''NipAndTuck'', when [[http://www.rhjunior.com/NT/00620.html a character complains of an obvious plot device]] in the ShowWithinAShow, someone else informs him it was RealLife.

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* In ''NipAndTuck'', ''Webcomic/NipAndTuck'', when [[http://www.rhjunior.com/NT/00620.html a character complains of an obvious plot device]] in the ShowWithinAShow, someone else informs him it was RealLife.
8th Jan '15 11:17:56 PM Argon2
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* The ''Literature/LordsOfTheUnderworld'' series has Pandora's box, which is the only way the titular immortals can be [[FinalDeath killed]]. The Lords- not being interested in dying- search for it.
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